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My Favorite Kissing Scenes

If you’ve been enjoying “My Favorite Romance/Romantic” lists (like my fave romance movies or my fave romance books),  I’ve got another one to share with you. The best kissing scenes. The ones that leave you, the observer, breathless and achy for that kind of connection. Perhaps there’s a My Favorite Sex Scenes coming (snort) in…

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My Favorite Romance Novels

Much like My Favorite Romance Movies requirements, in order to show up on this list, I’ve had to have read the book multiple times. The central love story is enough I have to go back again, and again. Usually once a year. Maybe some of mine are in your fave column too. #1 Outlander by…

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The Making of a First Draft, Part 1

I thought it’d be fun to document the process of writing my new novel (aka WIP or work in progress). At this stage as an unagented and unpublished writer, I’m what’s known as a #turtlewriter. I have no real deadlines, so I take my sweet little time writing (and procrastinating). With my past novels, I’ve…

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My Favorite Romantic Movies

First, you find yourself stealing your mom’s romance books at the tender age of fifteen, then you’re sneaking watches of An Officer and a Gentlemen a couple of years later. (Both at the horror of your mama who thought she’d taught you better.) Hello, my name is Shannon, and I love all things romance. via…

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A Way with Me

Come to Sugar Ridge, Texas and meet Aven and Lincoln, a friends to lovers story with a twist. Love ‘em and they leave. That’s Aven Conner’s experience. First the sperm donor she called Dad bailed, then her high school sweetheart went AWOL, and finally her husband two-stepped to a new state with a new girlfriend….

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Pitchwars Results

It doesn’t take a math genius to see it’s been almost five months since I posted last. What in the heck have I been doing all that time? One hashtagged word…. #Pitchwars Even though #Pitchwars officially ended in November, for many of us selected the war slogged on in the form of revisions and rewrites….

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Pitchwars Team Interview

When I still worked in the corporate world and had to interview for a job, I always dreaded the “Tell me 3 things that make you uniquely qualified for this job.” Or some variation of it. Then only a few days after learning I was selected as #Pitchwars mentee, my mentor shoots over a short…

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Pitchwars Mentee Bio

I was almost outta there. My finger hovered over the delete button; it was simply a formality. I was done with Twitter. Well actually, I never really started with Twitter. . . That is. . .until I discovered all my favorite agents hung out there. And tweeted. And really seemed like humans instead of the high…

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